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semi arid co2 emissions
2015-05-22 16:23:10

Rainforests aren't the only ones capturing CO2 from our atmosphere. A new study shows that semi-arid ecosystems like savannas (think Lion King) help out, too.

fjords
2015-05-05 15:35:00

To mitigate sources of carbon dioxide emissions, climatologists say we need to protect ‘carbon sinks,’ or areas of the Earth that absorb and store away carbon.

2015-04-17 23:02:00

Joe Jones, CEO of Skyonic Corporation accepts the award from the Alamo Area Council of Governments, on behalf of Capitol SkyMine, at the San Antonio Earth Day Celebration. Austin,

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2015-03-29 14:54:23

Did you know the Atlantic Ocean blooms in spring? And that just like rainforests, it is important for soaking up the Earth’s CO2?

2015-03-13 12:21:16

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is beginning work on a new satellite mission that will extend critical climate measurements of Earth's oceans and atmosphere and advance

crops
2014-11-21 09:10:00

Decomposing crops could be responsible for one-fourth of the post-summer increase in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, and this discovery could help scientists better understand and predict how the planet’s vegetation will react to warming temperatures.

2014-11-19 23:02:52

The intense farming practices of the “Green Revolution” are powerful enough to alter Earth’s atmosphere at an ever-increasing rate, boosting the seasonal amplitude in atmospheric carbon

algal bloom
2014-10-22 02:30:18

Understanding how viruses attack giant algal blooms may help us understand their role in fixing global carbon.

climate change models
2014-10-15 06:30:22

New research led by scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee has found that global climate change models may have underestimated the amount of carbon dioxide absorption by green plants.

Great Bahama Bank marine core sediments
2014-09-18 02:30:49

Scientists analyze marine sediment core to understand trends in carbon isotopes over time.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).